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Accident: 170004485 - Employee Injured When Run Over While Standing In Manhole

Accident: 170004485 -- Report ID: 1055310 -- Event Date: 10/26/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11544410110/26/19941521Schwindt Enterprises Inc
At 8:00 a.m. on October 26, 1994, Employee #1 removed the cover from a storm drain manhole in a street. He entered the 54 1/2 in. deep hole to measure the distance of a drainpipe from the manhole to a house. A pickup truck drove over the manhole while Employee #1 was standing in it. He sustained a bruised shoulder and lacerations requiring sutures on both ears. Employee #1 was not protected from traffic.
Keywords: shoulder, work rules, construction, traffic control, laceration, pickup truck, manhole, run over, unguarded, contusion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 115444101 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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